New York State Telecommunications 
                   Association Events

NYSTA 98th Annual Conference and John Seguine Memorial Golf Tournament

  • 03 Jun 2019
  • 05 Jun 2019
  • Harbor Hotel, Clayton, NY


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Guest Registrations are for family members not attending the Conference
  • Multiple Registrations are allowed, please call the association, if you plan on bringing any family members
  • For those attending the Seguine Golf Tournament Only. This fee includes the tournament and lunch only. (Conference attendees can register for golf during the conference registration process.)

    Please Note, If you are not staying at the Hotel, you can purchase meal tickets a-la-carte during the registration process.
  • For those that are not attending the show, but would like to sponsor an event - or if you decided to sponsor after registering, please use this registration option.


2019 NYSTA Annual Conference
  June 3-5, 2019

June 3rd - Monday

8:30-10:15 am - NYSTA Board of Directors Meeting

10:45 - Boldt Castle Tour - (Meet in lobby - picnic lunch included)

11:30 - Lunch for Golfers at the Thousand Island Country Club

12:15 - Shotgun Start - Golf at Thousand Island Country Club

Sponsored By:   (Lunch Included)

12:00 - Fishing Outing, Sponsored By:  (Meet in the hotel lobby - lunch Included)

6:30 - 7:30 pm - Awards Dinner Reception, Vantage Point Communications

7:30 - 9:00 pm - Awards Dinner, Sponsored By: Sprint, New York Relay

June 4th - Tuesday

(Dress for the Meeting is Business Casual)

7:00 AM - Breakfast & Registration Available

8:30 AM - NYSTA Business Meeting:

Chairman’s Report – Shana Macey

President’s Report – Bob Puckett

Treasurer’s Report – Robert Wrighter, Jr.

Inspector’s of Election Report – Bob Holmes, State Telephone

Committee Recognition – Shana Macey & Bob Puckett

ITPA Scholarship Awards, Leslie Irwin

9:30 am-  Commissioner Gregg Sayre

10:15 am Break with the Associate Members -View Tabletop Displays

10:45 am - Washington Update - Genny Morelli, President, ITTA 

11:30 am - AI: Progress, Problems, and Possibilities - – Chuck Thorpe, Dean, School of Arts & Sciences, Clarkson University

What is AI, and what can computers do? The hype would have us all believe that humans will be obsolete within a decade. The reality is not quite that extreme, but is still quite impressive. A good example of progress and remaining challenges is self-driving cars, which have been under development for decades and are on a continued trajectory of improvement, but not quite ready yet.

12:15 - Lunch 

1:15 pm - Calvin McNeelyPresident - Running Boards Marketing

2:15 pm Afternoon Break with Associate Members

3:00 pm - Associate Member team building event TBD

6:00 pm - Annual Banquet Reception, Sponsored by: Calix

7:00 pm - Annual Banquet, Sponsored By: UDP

8:30 pm - Hall of Fame Award Reception, Sponsored By:  Latitude Telcom Consultants

(Dress for the Annual Banquet is Semi-Formal)

June 5th - Wednesday

7:30 AM Breakfast

8:30 – Regulatory Roundtable 

Moderator:   Bob Puckett, NYSTA

Panelists:     Michael Shultz, Vice President, Regulatory & Public Policy Consolidated Communications

                   Genny Morelli, President, ITTA  

                   Tom Moorman, Esq., Partner Wood & Aitken, LLP.

10:15 Break 

10:15- Millennial Roundtable Discussion -

Moderator:    Deirdre Forcier, Marketing an Content Specialist, Chazy & Westport Tel. & Westelcom


Noon: Adjournment
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